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Patrick Hood-Daniel

Patrick Hood-Daniel is a hobbyist. By day, he is an urban designer trained in architecture and city planning at the University of Miami and the University of California. But in his spare time, Patrick�puts skills from a previous career as a computer programmer to good use in building and operating computer numerically controlled (CNC) fabrication machines. He is the creative force behind BuildYourCNC.com and is well-known for designing CNC machines that can be built at low cost by normal people, without any special or expensive tools.

Patrick Hood-Daniel's Books

Build Your Own CNC Machine

Build Your Own CNC Machine

  • Publication Date: November 30, 2009
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-2489-1

Do you like to build things? Are you ever frustrated at having to compromise your designs to fit whatever parts happen to be available? Would you like to fabricate your own parts? Build Your Own CNC Machine is the book to get you started. Learn More …

Printing in Plastic

Printing in Plastic

  • Publication Date: June 1, 2011
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3443-2

Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer leads you through building a personal fabrication machine capable of producing small parts and objects from drops of molten plastic. Every household plastic item you've ever needed is yours to make, and your imagination's the limit!
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